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Newbies shouldn' be able to make new thread

Discussion in 'Forum Suggestions & Feedback' started by Dilettante, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. Dilettante

    Dilettante Power Member

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    Hello,

    to stop spamming, begging, scam threads, I have a suggestion: newbies which have less than 15 posts shouldn't be able to make a new thread. They could post normally in threads of other members.

    It would be a limitation like for the PMs.

    There is a LOT of spams recently (or begging thread), and I report easily several threads a day.


    Another solution: moderators give us the IP of the newbies who spam/beg for 5 dollars, we find them, we kill them and we put pictures of their dead bodies with a warning message on the forum. But I know that some people will say it's quite extreme.
     
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  2. beingink

    beingink Senior Member

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    Man, you are dark. Meditation for that temper maybe? Peace man.
     
  3. salo123

    salo123 Junior Member

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    i think u should not be able to post...
     
  4. Dilettante

    Dilettante Power Member

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    No, pragmatic.

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    There is well a limitation to send PMs. Why not a limitation to make new threads?
     
  5. nincyface

    nincyface Regular Member

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    Forcing a rule like this would just spam the forum more with short meaningless posts to year old posts for new users to get to 15 posts as quickly as possible.
     
  6. 93chandu

    93chandu Power Member

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    I second your opinion but you seriously need to see a doc
     
  7. safex

    safex Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Everyone have freedom, if some makes wrong use of it that doesn't means punish all.
     
  8. Dilettante

    Dilettante Power Member

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    Perhaps, but there are already necro-bumps.

    With this limitation, at least, there wouldn't be automated spams (or less).
     
  9. Adrian112

    Adrian112 Supreme Member Premium Member

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    But how could they ask something if they want to learn something?
     
  10. Dilettante

    Dilettante Power Member

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    1) They read the forum.

    2) They use the search bar.

    Most of the questions can be answered by reading old threads.

    Besides, it would be only 15 posts, not 100 or 1,000 posts.

    If they are really interested by the forum, they will stay. If they are not interested, they will go to the Warrior Forum where they can believe they are smart.
     
  11. charbel

    charbel Senior Member

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    I'm sorry but i'm pretty sure BHW thought the current process through, who ever registers does not have bad intentions to spam, if they are not jackass's, they know not to. I like how it is setup now, like Adrian said, they need to ask questions, the beauty of this forum is that it teaches you when you are unsure.
     
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  12. Dilettante

    Dilettante Power Member

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    I'm aware of this, but recently, it's really become ... chaos? Spam for:
    - scams
    - stupid affiliate programms
    - black magic (yes, I saw it)
    - chinese things (I believe it was chinese)
    - PTC
    - ...

    And I don't talk about posts like "Please Mister, my father has anus cancer, my mother was trampled by a herd of elephants, my sister was raped by a sadistic dog. With 5 dollars, I can pay hospital fees. Please, give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please, give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please, give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please, give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please, give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please, give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please, give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please, give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Please give me money to my paypal. Thanks Mister."


    But I have another idea: there should be a section where newbies could post freely, without limitations. But their posts in this section wouldn't count (like in the lounge section) And the rest of the forum should be limited like I said: newbies don't make new threads until 15 posts, but can post in existing threads (and there, their posts count) .
     
  13. beingink

    beingink Senior Member

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    Maybe its karma, we spam the internet... some thing had to come back and spam us too.
     
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  14. Apricot

    Apricot Administrator Staff Member

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    It's an interesting suggestion - we should definitely look into it. Unfortunately, a lot of spammers use proxies so it'll be a challenge for you guys to hunt them down with geolocation.
     
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  15. Dilettante

    Dilettante Power Member

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    There, take a look: a spam message which advertises for a kitchen in this section!

    kitchen.jpg

    If there was a limitation, that sort of message would disappear.
     
  16. Breadwinner1

    Breadwinner1 Newbie

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    OP, Your a Savage! lol how else can us (noobs) learn ? Don't be a lil greedy fudge! lol I also hate the 5 dollars a day threads also...
     
  17. Breadwinner1

    Breadwinner1 Newbie

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    BTW Graham Crackers is using bots to infiltrate this site and he is openly bragging to me about that lil pric I caught him slippin on skype video he looks 12 years old
     
  18. Digitalist

    Digitalist Registered Member

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    I agree there has been a much larger wave of spam hitting the forums as of late. Maybe similar to the JV post limitation, certain forums can have the cap in place where as a sub like the Lounge obviously requires nothing. The mods already have their hands full policing this place so that could reduce some BS. Or at least act as a deterrent to newb spammers. *shrug*
     
  19. SejtanovRatnik

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    Great idea. Time to hunt them. :333:
     
  20. Strans

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    Hello everybody,

    Yes, I agree with that because everything is organized with the forum general rules.
    So I guest everybody have to act right and explain ideas with a pragmatic way.
    Thanks,

    Stefanie